1) What is ICSI?

ICSI (Intracytoplasmic sperm injection) is an IVF process in which a single sperm is directly injected into the mature egg. During sperm selection, a medium is used called Sperm slow. This medium contains hyaluronan which combines to have normal DNA. Selecting sperm contained hyaluronan are mature sperm and will good quality of embryos.

2) How ICSI works?

The ICSI procedure is performed by using a technique called micromanipulation. Micromanipulation uses a special microscope, along with very small surgical tools, to pick up and handle one single sperm, injecting it directly into an egg.

3) Who is ICSI suitable for?

ICSI is generally used for patients where there is a male infertility factor or fertilisation problems.

4) When is ICSI Treatment beneficial to Wife?
  • Moderate to severe Endometriosis
  • Premature Menopause (Premature Ovarian Failure) will need to use donor eggs
  • Poor Ovarian Reserve
  • Unexplained Infertility
5) When is ICSI Treatment beneficial to Husband?
  • Low sperm count
  • No sperm count will require surgical intervention from testes or male ducts with PESA, TESA or TESE. ICSI treatment will then be performed on the sperms retrieved
  • Low motility of sperms
  • Abnormal sperm morphology

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